The picture which has been shared more than 200, 000 times was taken by Redd Desmond Thomas, who took the photo while he was about to take a train in Minnesota, USA.
Viral picture of elderly white couple helping a black man with his tie would make you cry
A picture of an elderly couple helping a young man tie went viral after an onlooker posted it on Facebook.
Thomas wrote: ‘The young guy sitting down was struggling with his tie. The woman in the red coat noticed, and asked “do you know how to tie it properly?” The young guy said “No ma’am”.
‘She taps her husband and says “come to this side and teach this young man how to tie his tie”.
‘The older gentleman moved without hesitation [almost a reflex response] and gave him a step-by-step tutorial. Then, afterwards, the elder gentleman watched the young gentleman repeat the steps and show him that he had it.
‘I was some distance away (but close enough to hear the exchange), and got even closer to snap this candid photo of the tutorial in progress before hopping on the train. I LOVE THIS!’
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